Bonjour a tous, Well here we are in March already and I’m finding it very hard to believe that come the 21st March I will have been here for a whole year. A big reason for moving to France was the weather. Now while I didn’t expect tropical temps all year I certainly wasn’t expecting… Continue reading A Year In The Charente
So apologies for the lateness in this update and the slight venting, but it’s just been one thing after another here. When I left you Dad had just returned to the UK and I was getting stuck into work again but always here things take way longer than planned to do and each thing I… Continue reading Happy New Year
Now where was I? Oh yes the cousins were here snoozing. So what’s been happening since?? More visitors. It’s so lovely that everyone wants to make the effort to travel over to see me in my building site. A few days after saying goodbye to the cousins Sheila and Glyn arrived in their motor home… Continue reading Winter is Coming!
Hello Everyone, Apologies for the long delay but I’m not really sure where September went……. I got back from Agadir and was put straight to work by Christine and Eric in the garden. They had been to stay for a week while I was away looking after the cats and as they said ‘doing one… Continue reading 6 Months Already!
Bonjour mes amis! Sorry it’s been a while but I’ve been working hard on the house and the time has just slipped away from me. I decided to take a few days off from all the building work and mess and drive (yes drive all by myself) up to Brittany to see Sue and Mr… Continue reading August Update
Bonjour!!! Well I finally set up a blog and have a domain name but as usual the technology has defeated me. Oh it’s easy says everyone you just do …… Yes well it’s never as easy as ‘just do’ is it? $£%@! I won’t give up yet but I’ve wasted enough time on it today… Continue reading 3 Months In – The Builders Arrive
Hola Amigoes! Well the last few weeks have gone by in a complete blur. I’ve had my first visitors…… eeekkk Queue mass clean up; scrubbing, dusting, polishing and mopping. Really how do window frames get so mouldy???? Well quite easily it would appear if your house has been shut up for about a year with… Continue reading Month Two
Hello everyone! Hard to believe that I have been here for 4 weeks already. On a day-to-day basis I feel like I’m not actually achieving much but when I look back on where I was on 20th March I done a huge amount. And every now and then I have to stop and do nothing… Continue reading One Month In
Hi ya, Apologies for the slight round robin email you are about to read..... Christine and Eric started on their journey home this morning so I am having a slow quiet day!!! They have worked me to the bone to get stuff done but it's been good to get all that stuff sorted but goodness… Continue reading Week One